Technical Articles/ Documents

Technical Information about Rubber Fab's Products
  • Rubber Fab's Material Temperature Chart lists temperature ratings in Fahrenheit for Buna, EPDM, FKM (Viton®), Silicone, PTFE, Tuf-Flex®, and Tuf-Steel®.

     

     

     

     

  • Many sanitary elastomeric materials are the same in appearance.  Rubber Fab sanitary gaskets are specifically color coded with dots to easily identify the gasket material.  Please refer to the chart below to visually identify each material.

     

     

  • Presenting Rubber Fab’s Perfect Surface Hygienic Seal System. The perfect union of Torque-Rite® and the Perfect Surface® Hygienic Seal. Torque-Rite allows you to control compression and expansion while maintaining constant inch/pounds force insuring a Perfect Surface I.D. when used with a Perfect Surface Hygienic Seal.

  • These actual size drawings are provided to eliminate sizing errors when specifying sanitary fittings. The outside diameter is the same for 1/8", 1/4", 3/8", 1/2" and 3/4" I.D., “mini” sizes (.0992 O.D.). The same holds true for the 1" and 1-1/2" I.D. sizes(1.984" O.D.).

  • A Rubber Fab Hose part number provides important details to how the hose is manufactured. Download this brochure to see how to build a hose assembly and create an ordering part number.

  • Rubber Fab has put together a check reference guide of elastomers and their chemical resistance to certain chemicals. 

  • Dimensional chart for measuring the ID, OD and bead of sanitary tri-clamp gaskets.

  • Each elastomer is different and has different properties. Rubber Fab has complied that information into one document as an easy reference guide. To download, click the link to the right, under Resources.

  • Orifice plates are irreplaceable for measuring or adjusting flow rates of fluids within sanitary pipe systems. The sizing of plates is critical to properly function.

  • Rubber Fab has complied a Hose Application chart as a quick reference to show what hoses could be used in certain applications. To download the Hose Application Chart, please click the link to the right under Resources.

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